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::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
::: intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
::: wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
::: germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals