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Foretell or prophesy (an event in the future).

Prognosticate

1

A very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.

Precipices

2

An acutely disturbed state of mind that occurs in fever, intoxication, and other disorders characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence of thought and speech; wild excitement or ecstasy.

Delirium

3

Accorded a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wisdom, or character.

Venerable

4

(Especially in a woman) the quality of being attractively lively and animated.

Vivacity

5

The state of being well known for some bad quality or deed; an evil or wicked act.

Infamy

6

Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame.

Ignominious

7

Show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing.

Exculpated

8

Felt or expressed great loathing for.

Execrated

9

Cited as evidence.

Adduced

10

Showing or suffering from nervousness, fear, or a lack of confidence.

Timorous

11

Approval or praise.

Approbation

12

Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or course of action.

Obdurate

13

(In Christian theology) a state of eternal punishment and damnation into which a sinful and unsentimental person passes after death.

Perdition

14

Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at which is perceived as unfair treatment.

Indignant

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Impossible to stop or prevent.

Inexorable