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merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation