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unfeigned - genuine; real
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
beneficent - kindly; doing good
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
mollify - soothe an angry person