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gratis
wihtout charge or payment; free
gratuity
tip
moribund
dying; near death
mortality
deathrate
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death
corporal
bodily as in corporal punishment
corpus
general collection of writings, laws, ect.
corpuscle
blood cell
corpus delicti
facts that a crime has been committed; body of victim
habeas corpus
order requiring detained person to be brought to court to investigate legality of the detention
duct
tube or channel
ductile
able to be hammered thin; docile
traduce
malign; slander; vilify; calumniate
viaduct
bridge for conducting a road over a valley/river
cursory
running over hastily; superficially done; as a cursory glance
discursive
wandering from one topic to another; rambling; disgressive
incur
meet with something undesirable
precursor
predecessor
egress
means of going out; exit
gradation
a change by steps or stages; act of grading
gradient
the slope
transgress
step beyond the limits; go beyond; break a law
expedite
facilitate; speed up
velocipede
child's tricycle
contiguous
touching; physical contact
contingent
dependent on something else
tact
consideration in dealing with others and not giving offence
tangential
merely touching
apprehensive
quick to understand; fearful of what may come
reprehend
find fault with
abject
sunk into low condition
conjecture
a guess
subject
force someone to undergo something unpleasant
extrovert
a person interested in matters outside the self than in their thoughts and feelings
incontrovertible
not able to be disputed
obverse
side turned toward observer
perverse
turned away from what is right
vertigo
dizziness
demise
death
emissary
person sent on a mission
intermittent
coming and going in intervals
missive
a letter
remiss
neglect; careless; lax
remit
send money due
colloquy
conversation
elocution
art of speaking effectively in public
grandiloquent
using pompous words; bombastic
interlocutor
questioner
loquacious
talkitive
obloquy
speaking against
auriferous
bearing gold
proliferous
producing new growth
somniferous
bearing sleep
vociferous
producing a loud outcry