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skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
decoy - lure or bait; V.
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity