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cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
mural - wall painting
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
hovel - shack; small wretched house
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
throes - violent anguish