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grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
regicide - murder of a king or queen
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
deranged - insane
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
insurgent - rebellious; N.