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Word: proliferate

Definition: grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation


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::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
::: maudlin - effusively sentimental
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: regime - method of system or government
::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)