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::: premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: belligerent - quarrelsome
::: gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
::: importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
::: sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
::: bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale