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foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
meager - scanty; inadequate
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air