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obsequy - funeral ceremony
viscid - adhesive; gluey
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth