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::: sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
::: prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible