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metropolis - large city
fallible - liable to err
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
allege - state without proof