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prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
innate - inborn
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
intrepid - fearless
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions