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gratuity
present of money in return for favor or service; tip
ingrate
ungrateful ("not thankful") person
ingratiate
establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of another
moribund
dying; near death
mortification
shame; humiliation; embarrassment
mortify
embarass; shame; humiliate (literally, "make dead", "kill")
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death (literally, "siffness of death")
corpulent
bulky;obese; very fat
corpuscle
1. blood cell (literally, "a tiny body")
2. minute particle
corpus delicti
facts proving that a crime has been commited; body of the victim in a murder case
esprit de corps
spirit of a body or persons; group spirit
habeas corpus
writ(order) requiring a detained person to be brout to court to investigate the legality of that person's detention (literally, "you should have the body");
adueduct
artificial channel for conducting water over a distance
conducive
tending to lead to; contributive; helpful
ductile
able to be drwn out or hammered thin (ex: metal); easily led; doctile
gratuity
present of money in return for favor or service; tip
ingrate
ungrateful ("not thankful") person
ingratiate
establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of another
moribund
dying; near death
mortification
shame; humiliation; embarrassment
mortify
embarass; shame; humiliate (literally, "make dead", "kill")
rigor mortis
stiffness of the body that sets in several hours after death (literally, "siffness of death")
corpulent
bulky;obese; very fat
corpuscle
1. blood cell (literally, "a tiny body")
2. minute particle
corpus delicti
facts proving that a crime has been commited; body of the victim in a murder case
esprit de corps
spirit of a body or persons; group spirit
habeas corpus
writ(order) requiring a detained person to be brout to court to investigate the legality of that person's detention (literally, "you should have the body");
adueduct
artificial channel for conducting water over a distance
conducive
tending to lead to; contributive; helpful
ductile
able to be drwn out or hammered thin (ex: metal); easily led; doctile