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dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
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
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
lunar - pertaining to the moon
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler