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menace - threat; V: threaten
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy