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afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility