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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
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
rile - irritate; vex; muddy