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redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
illicit - illegal