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fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
mingle - mix together in close association
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers