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aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
predilection - preference; partiality
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard