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spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
authenticate - prove genuine
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix