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muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
replica - copy
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack