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wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
impious - irreverent
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
captious - faultfinding; too critical
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases