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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant