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pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
beneficent - kindly; doing good
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship