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prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
baffle - frustrate; perplex
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten