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verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
allure - entice; attract; tempt
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
brawl - noisy quarrel