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auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
reiterate - repeat
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
pretext - excuse