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plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
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)
allure - entice; attract; tempt
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition