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rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
craven - cowardly
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity