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culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
patois - local or provincial dialect
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again