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prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
sinister - evil; ominous
exorcise - drive out evil spirits