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::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
::: patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
::: deface - mar; disfigure
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos