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::: prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: nourishment - something that nourishes; food
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: imperil - put in danger
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio