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prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled