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prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images