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slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man