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forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
bastard - illegitimate child
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted