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incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
underscore - underline; emphasize
veracious - (of a person) truthful
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient