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::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: malefactor - evildoer; criminal
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
::: efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
::: abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story