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flora - plants of a region or era
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position