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Word: foreshadow

Definition: give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure


More Vocab Words

::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
::: contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
::: facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss