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::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: 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)
::: rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept