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defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
indolent - lazy
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
avuncular - of or like an uncle
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
detonation - explosion