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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
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
deleterious - harmful
wrath - anger; fury