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undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
arraign - charge in court; indict