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refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
abjure - renounce upon oath
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
abut - border upon; adjoin
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside