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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
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
deplete - reduce; exhaust
adept - expert at; very skilled
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion