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manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
awful - terrible; very bad
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance