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posthumous
occurring after one's death
peregrination
a journey from one place to another
paucity
a scarcity of something, fewness
reverie
a state of daydreaming
strident
loud, harsh, or discordant
satiate
to satisfy fully or to excess
immure
to confine within walls
undulate
to move in waves or have a wavelike appearance
levity
lack or seriousness, instability, lightness
imprecatuion
curse, the act of invoking evil upon
purvey
to provide or disperse
repudiate
to reject as invalid, unjust, or unauthorized, to refuse to acknowledge or accept
connotation
secondary or immplied meanings in addition to the literal one
disparate
different or distint from all others
indigent
lacking in the necessities of life, especially money
inimical
injurious or hurtful
heterodox
not in agreement with accepted ideas or beliefs
impetuous
characterized by violent, impulsive, or rash behavior
exorbitant
exceeding the limits, excessive
wharf
a landing place where ships may load and unload cargo
tacit
unspoken, implied from actions or statements
vulnerable
susceptible to injury or attack
feasible
possible, practical, probable,or suitable
precarious
dangerously lacking in security, safety, or stablilty
patent
obvious or plaing; leagal ownership of an invention for a set period of time
colloquial
characteristics of or having to do with informal language or speech, converstational
philanthropist
one who donates money to charity seeking to increase the welare of mankind
morose
sullen and gloomy
jaded
worn out, weary, dull, or callous from too much exposure, excess, or experience, cynical
quell
to suppress or put down forcibly, to pacify
inclement
stormy, unmerciful, or severe
complacent
satisfied with one's situation or one's self, often to a fault
amicable
friendly, peaceful, pleasant
guile
deceitful craftiness
dour
gloomy or silently ill-humored, sternly harsh, unyielding
deviate
to stray from the norm, differ
cajole
to persuade or ease
dearth
a lack of, a shortage of
amiss
wrong,out of the proper order
misnomer
an incorrect or inappriate name or designation for something
disparge
to belittle, put down, or discredit
lofty
very high up, elevated, noble
vehement
forcefully expressed, passionately strong
versatile
able to do many things well, having many uses or functions, variable
multifarious
having a great deal of variety