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1. Quag: a marshy or boggy place

Eg. The nation was caught up in a deep quag that it is still trying to extricate itself from.

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2. Fetish [old spelling fetich]: Excessive or irrational devotion to some activity; a fixation

Eg. He has a fetish for secrecy.

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3. Fremescent: Rumbling; Beginning to roar

Eg. The fremescent sounds emanating from the jungle made us hasten our steps home.

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4. Bathetic: Effusively or insincerely emotional

Eg. Taken together, her tribulations have the making of bathetic melodrama.

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5. Burgeon: Grow and flourish

Eg. Rising prices are an indicator of farm productivity not keeping pace with burgeoning populations.

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