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flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)