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derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel