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-My grandparents would be a precursor of me.
-The chicken would be the precursor of the egg.
a person or thing that comes before another; forerunner
-Criminals can be malignant.
-The antagonist in a movie could be malignant .
very evil or dangerous
-My brother can be an apparition when he sneaks up on me and I dont see him.
-since when dog is so small, hes like an apparition when he just appears at my feet
a strange figure, like a ghost, that appears suddenly
-A dictator may usurp a country.
-A military person may usurp to a higher rank.
to take power unlawfully
-Some elderly people are odious
-me and my brother are often odious to each other.
-A teacher can be contentious with a student whether or not they did their homework.
-My mom can be contentious with me about doing my chores.
-A shy person may be dumb
-Someone who has a sore throat might be dumb for a few days
-My brother might try to supplant my piece of fruit for a piece that fell on the floor.
to replace, especially through force, trickery, or treachery
-Villians might have a conspiracy to rob a bank.
-In a murder case, there could be conspiracy whether or not the murderer acted alone or had help.
a secret plan to do a foul deed
-Someone who doesn't have a lot of friends might feel desolated.
-I sometimes feel desolate when I'm home alone
-Dectectives give perusal to a crime scene.
-Lawyers in court give perusal to the testimony of each witness.
-The motor in a car is wonted for the car to work right.
-Books are wonted in a library.
-if you drink to much of it, alcohol can be contagion.
-chocolate is contagion to dogs.
-A boy be fawning his girlfriend on valentines day.
-I'm always fawning my mom to try and get out of doing chores.
attempting to please through flattery and servile behavior
-your car breaking down on the highway is a mischance.
-some people say on Friday the 13th people will have mischances.
an unfortunate occurrence; bad luck
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