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longevity - long life; long duration
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety