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cadaver - corpse; dead human body
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
meager - scanty; inadequate