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::: 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
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
::: levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
::: rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
::: submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
::: transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription