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progeny - children; offspring; descendants
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
mingle - mix together in close association
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant