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::: obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: preeminent - outstanding; superior
::: piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
::: gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
::: askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
::: mortician - undertaker; CF. death
::: flair - talent
::: indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights