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cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
leonine - like a lion
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight