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autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation