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prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically