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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division