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prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate