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oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
abjure - renounce upon oath
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot