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resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
artisan - a manually skilled worker