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premonitory
forewarning
timbre
combination of qualities of a sound
venerable
respect-worthy (age, dignity, character, position)
haughty
condescendingly proud
abide
put up with, tolerate, withstand
rancor
bitter, long-lasting resentment
impropriety
being improper
capitulated
to give up all resistance, acquiesce
placid
calm or quiet, satisfied, complacent
prostrate
lie flat with face down, submission/adoration, reduce to extreme weakness, overcome
replete
abundantly supplied
quotidian
commonplace
peregrinations
travel through or over, traverse
atavistic
return of a trait or recurrence of previous behavior, after several generations of absence
itinerant
traveling from place to place
patina
a superficial layer
desuetude
a state of disuse or inactivity
reticent
restrained or reserved in style
agog
full of excitement or interest, eager, keen
surly
grumpy, sullen
accord
agree with
facile
done too easily
diaphonous
which is so thin you can see through it
erudition
learning/knowledge
repudiate
to reject, refuse to accept
hermetic
sealed, air-tight
mire
muddy place, mud
ephemeral
which disappears quickly, does not last long
churlish
rudely
confer
to discuss, to award
troglodyte
person who lives in a cave
repudiate
to reject, to refuse to accept
climacteric
critical point in life, when changes take place in your body
tremulous
shaking, quivering
intransigence
firmness, being obstinate
pathos
quality in something that makes you feel pity
episcopal
referring to bishops
rarefied
(air) which is not very dense
ersatz
artificial, imitated
fortuitous
happening by chance or accident