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alimentary - supplying nourishment
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.