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::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
::: dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
::: painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: compulsive - resulting from compulsion
::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee