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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
adorn - decorate
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
potentate - monarch; sovereign