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forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding