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burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.