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decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling