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apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
lateral - of or coming from the side
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)