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betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition