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extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
underlying - lying below; fundamental
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
brawl - noisy quarrel
pretext - excuse
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.