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disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
hereafter - life after death
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal