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portend
to indicate as being about to happen, especially by previous signs
important future happening, so much so that you are told of it in advance
porent
anything that indicates what is to happen
precarious
perilous
pre - caution against something that is dangerous
precocious
having the mental faculties prematurely developed
pre-cocky
presage
to foretell
preternatural
extraordinary
prolix
verbose
pro - lix
propinquity
nearness
propensity
propitious
kindly disposed
propitiation
proscribe
to reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation
pro - scribe
protuberant
bulging
like a tuber
puerile
childish
purring all the way
punctilious
strictly observant of rules or laws
to the point
pusillanimous
without spirit or bravery
silly like pussy cat
pyre
a heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body
pile
qualm
a fit of nausea
quibble
an utterly trivial distinction or objection
raconteur
a person skilled in telling stories
recounter
ramify
to divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions
rapacious
sieze by force, avaricious
rape
raucous
harshj
like a racoon
rebuff
a peremptory or unexpected rejection of advances or approaches
buffer it
recrudescent
becoming raw or sore again
re-crude - descend into that state
redress
to set right, by compensation or punishment
jesus
refractory
not amenable to control
refractory tendencies hard to harness and control
regale
to give unusual pleasure
like solomon, regal pleasures
remonstrate
to present a verbal or written protest to those who have power to correct the wrong
better than a demonstration
repast
a meal, figuratively, any refreshment
remember the past of that day during the tea times
repine
to indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding
pine away if you do this too much
reprobate
one abandoned to depravity and sin
probation