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cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
lateral - of or coming from the side
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
emancipate - set free; liberate
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes