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forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
satirical - using satire; mocking
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness