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prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
carefree - free from worries; having no problems
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
gainsay - deny
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another