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dappled - spotted
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams