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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
cartographer - map-maker
replica - copy
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road