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subsequent - following in time or order; later
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual