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encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
cogent - convincing
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy