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residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)