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subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel