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::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: anomalous - abnormal; irregular
::: paucity - scarcity; dearth
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)