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pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
epoch - period of time
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle