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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
distrait - absentminded; distracted
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
penitent - repentant; N.
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
clandestine - secret
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
stipend - pay for services