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presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
abeyance - suspended action
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist