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nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
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
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement