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autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament