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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle