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impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
ambulatory - able to walk
abscission - cutting off; separation