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florescence - condition or period of flowering
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
dysentery - inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment