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deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
skinflint - miser; stingy person
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack