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putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group