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prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
pauper - very poor person
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection