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luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.