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argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
cohere - stick together