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propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
confound - confuse; puzzle
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
bestow - confer