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foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
beeline - direct quick route
abash - embarrass
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
concord - harmony; accord
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals