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plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
girth - distance around something; circumference
correlation - mutual relationship
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession