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spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
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)
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition