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gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
assiduous - diligent
engulf - surround and swallow up
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used