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::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: 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)
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: blunder - error; stupid mistake
::: complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current