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adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice