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augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
gratuity - tip
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
bookish - fond of books and reading
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood