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candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
abridge - condense or shorten
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty