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::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: boor - rude, insensitive person
::: earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
::: repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion