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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
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
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
lunar - pertaining to the moon
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome