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::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: reprisal - retaliation
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
::: gruel - thin liquid porridge
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: febrile - feverish
::: imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
::: zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind