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daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas