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obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)