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propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
compensatory - making up for; repaying
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation