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withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
capacious - spacious
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it