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stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
monochromatic - having only one color
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness