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prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
antiquity - quality of being very old; ancient times;
nefarious - very wicked
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling