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slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
philology - study of language or words
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents