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flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing