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foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
abridge - condense or shorten
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
masticate - chew
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause