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prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark