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augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb