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herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
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languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea