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smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
robust - strong; vigorous
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal