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flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
beseech - beg; plead with
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly