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pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell