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foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
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
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
baffle - frustrate; perplex