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panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
bode - foreshadow; portend
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
clavicle - collarbone
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose