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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
regime - method of system or government