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retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
premonitory - serving to warn
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet