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::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: inter - bury; N. interment
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
::: meager - scanty; inadequate
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity