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aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap