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supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
query - inquiry; question; V.
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.