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smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
lofty - very high
certitude - certainty
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
extol - praise very highly; glorify