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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound