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::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
::: minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination