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Word: postmortem

Definition: autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem


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::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: ablution - washing
::: marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
::: chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate