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evince - show clearly
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous