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foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
appellation - name; title
knoll - little round hill; hillock
avarice - greediness for wealth
hermitage - home of a hermit
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument