English finals2

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Remuneration

Payment for work

Portent

Sign or warning of something strange/bad

Trifling

Slight worth or importance

Presumptuous

Taking liberties, being bold

Promontory

High point of land or rock projecting over water

Prudent

Marked by wisdom or cautiousness

Plight

Unfortunate situation

Quench

To satisfy

Reconcile

Bring into agreement, fix differences

Rend

To tear apart violently

Subterranean

Underground

Revere

To regard with respect

Scanty

Barely sufficient

Sentinel

Guard at a point of passage

Precipice

A steep cliff

Assuaged

Made less severe

Dictum

Authoritative announcement

Chattels

Personal movable property

Taciturn

Habitually silent

Unsullied

Not dirty, pure

Imprudent

Rash, unwise

Repertoire

Range of skills of a person

Predilection

Any preference

Domiciled

Place of legal residence

Foray

Brief attempt

Indigenous

Originating from an area

Wallow

Rolling about in self pity

Illicit

Not permitted, illegal

Delegation

One or more persons chosen to represent others

Entailment

To impose as a burden

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