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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
odoriferous - giving off an odor