Unknown Word Set 13

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This is the current list of Unknown Words, Set 13. UPDATED: April 11, 2007

Personification

the act of making an object do an activity only a human can do

Onomatopoeia

the use of words that create a sound

Elegant

formal; fancy

Corpse

a human dead body

Coroner

an officialof a local government who investigates any death not clearly due to natural causes

heir

a person that inherits something from someone's will

inherit

to recieve something from someone who has passed

titter

small giggle; to giggle softly

adjacent

next to

Podiatrist

foot docter

Eccentric

odd; wierd

Autopsy

the act of learning how a person died

Embalm

the process of embalming a corpse

Jittery

nervous; jumpy; shakey; anxious

Pompous

concieted

Tentative

apprehensive

Loathe

to hate

Intern

employee in training

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