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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
ligneous - like wood
suitor - man who is courting a woman
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
aversion - firm dislike
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
menace - threat; V: threaten