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dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
flora - plants of a region or era
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity