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conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room