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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
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses