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prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
antecede - precede
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension