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effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
underscore - underline; emphasize