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posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
odoriferous - giving off an odor
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
affiliation - joining; associating with
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction