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agenda - items of business at a meeting
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery