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decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
decapitate - behead
viscid - adhesive; gluey
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle