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stipend - pay for services
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
mural - wall painting
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
nexus - connection
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven