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flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
gamut - entire range
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come