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augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.