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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)
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
::: glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
::: indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
::: porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population