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mortician - undertaker; CF. death
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
immobility - state of being immovable