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handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac