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::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: decapitate - behead
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
::: ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft