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obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
febrile - feverish
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence
apparition - ghost; phantom
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis