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propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey