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cadaver - corpse; dead human body
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
mishap - unfortunate accident