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agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation