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windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.