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monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
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
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question