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atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
allure - entice; attract; tempt
repeal - revoke; annul
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
subsequent - following in time or order; later
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement