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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
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
compilation - listing of information in tabular or book form; compiling
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
chaffing - bantering; joking
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile