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postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
infantile - childish; infantlike
topple - become unsteady and fall down
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of