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precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
abhor - detest; hate
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
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)
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief