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recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
humid - damp; N. humidity
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
lewd - lustful
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
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
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated