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despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
ventral - abdominal
abode - dwelling place; home
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.