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dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
filing - particle removed by a file
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty