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morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
obsequy - funeral ceremony
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree