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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)
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite