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obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
abate - subside or moderate
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.