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antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
deserts - what someone deserves
abscond - depart secretly and hide
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast