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forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
iota - very small quantity
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
incur - bring upon oneself
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of