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herald
to give notice of: ANNOUNCE, to greet with enthusiasm: HAIL, to signal the approach of: FORESHADOW
idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity of constitution or temperament: an individualizing characteristic or quality
forage
search for provisions
stultify
to have a dulling or inhibiting effect on; to impair, invalidate, or make ineffective: NEGATE
mainstay
a chief support: anchor, buttress, pillar, reliance, standby
pettish
FRETFUL, PEEVISH
nexus
CONNECTION, LINK
maelstrom
a powerful often violent whirlpool sucking in objects within a given radius
adjunct
added or joined as an accompanying object or circumstance; attached in a subordinate or temporary capacity to a staff
libertine
disparaging: a freethinker especially in religious matters; a person who is unrestrained by convention or morality (one leading a dissolute life)
militate
to have weight or effect; ~ against - препятствовать
immure
to enclose within or as if within walls: IMPRISON
perturb
to cause to be worried or upset: DISQUIET, UNSETTLE; to throw into confusion: DISORDER
errand
a short trip taken to attend to some business: MISSION
artless
lacking art, knowledge, or skill : UNCULTURED; free from guile or craft : sincerely simple
kowtow
to kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in token of homage, worship, or deep respect; to show obsequious deference: FAWN
stricture
an adverse criticism: CENSURE; something that closely restrains or limits: RESTRICTION
espouse
to take up and support as a cause: become attached to
enfranchisement
to set free (as from slavery); to admit to the privileges of a citizen and especially to the right of suffrage
intricate
having many complexly interrelating parts or elements: COMPLICATED; difficult to resolve or analyze