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::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder