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Word: soothsayer

Definition: one who foretells the future


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::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer