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presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
effeminate - having womanly traits