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mortician - undertaker; CF. death
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
unique - without an equal; single in kind
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden