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soothsayer - one who foretells the future
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset