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biennial - every two years
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
malady - illness
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
brawl - noisy quarrel
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity