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portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
remediable - reparable
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text