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::: demise - death
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man