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postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
certitude - certainty
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
infirmity - weakness
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)