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::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
::: dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
::: arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
::: bolster - support; reinforce