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prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
beseech - beg; plead with
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas