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::: testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
::: recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: mischance - ill luck
::: imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
::: pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.