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vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
alchemy - medieval chemistry
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten