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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.