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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
linguistic - pertaining to language
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
illimitable - infinite; limitless
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent