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cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
abash - embarrass
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
altercation - noisy quarrel