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dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
filing - particle removed by a file
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks