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importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically