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offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
ensue - follow (as a result)
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery