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combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.