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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
subaltern - subordinate
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating