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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
bode - foreshadow; portend
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement