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::: glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
::: swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
::: 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)
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: mauve - pale purple
::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: baroque - highly ornate
::: tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon