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dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
zealot - one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
progenitor - ancestor
bacchanalian - drunken
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy