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colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.