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stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation