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auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory