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::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: traduce - expose to slander
::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: ablution - washing
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep