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::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime