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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention