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rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing