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incident - event; event that causes a crisis
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
dissonance - discord
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe