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foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
awful - terrible; very bad
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision