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prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
tawny - brownish yellow
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale