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turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
tenacity - firmness; persistence