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proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
paucity - scarcity; dearth
engross - occupy fully; absorb
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution