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::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
::: disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.