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enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
quicksilver - mercury