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outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
abolish - cancel; put an end to
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
brawl - noisy quarrel
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite