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meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
uniformity - sameness; monotony; ADJ. uniform: the same all over
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
diabolical - diabolic; devilish; fiendish
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy