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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
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable