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conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
arboreal - of or living in trees
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark