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presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat