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coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ