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auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
mishap - unfortunate accident
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
propensity - natural inclination