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foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
shrewd - clever; astute
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
viscid - adhesive; gluey