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burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious