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::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
::: oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
::: pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
::: rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
::: mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food