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reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
osseous - made of bone; bony
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back