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ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
malediction - curse
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
crave - desire; want intensely
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound