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undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
clavicle - collarbone
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked