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osseous - made of bone; bony
febrile - feverish
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
obsequy - funeral ceremony
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power