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antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee