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succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled