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emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots