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ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
unfeigned - genuine; real
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story