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propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)