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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
irascible - irritable; easily angered
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
monotheism - belief in one God
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing