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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
credo - creed
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
paucity - scarcity; dearth
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor