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Word: autopsy

Definition: examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.

More Vocab Words

::: abjure - renounce upon oath
::: irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
::: brackish - somewhat saline
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
::: curtail - shorten; reduce