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mortician - undertaker; CF. death
abjure - renounce upon oath
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
descry - catch sight of (something distant)