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::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: propensity - natural inclination
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive
::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet