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foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential