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cadaver - corpse; dead human body
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator