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::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
::: throes - violent anguish