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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
misgivings - doubts
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
flotsam - drifting wreckage
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
progenitor - ancestor
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning