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engulf - surround and swallow up
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
misgivings - doubts
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force