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fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
consternation - great shock; dismay
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife