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distend - expand; swell out
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion