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detonation - explosion
alcove - nook; recess
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
surpass - exceed
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)