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autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
arraign - charge in court; indict
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
hoary - white with age
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant