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burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
leonine - like a lion
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership