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hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds