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mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
obsidian - black volcanic rock
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
ovation - enthusiastic applause
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler