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galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted