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::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: 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)
::: sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
::: quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine