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postmortem, incriminate, access, plausible, interrupt, bugle, formidable, canary, subterfuge, abdicate, precipitate, erudite, intractable, exuberant, ingenious, cognition, primal, filament, unity, ventilate

postmortem (pəʊstˈmɔːtəm) | | — adj | 1. | ( prenominal ) occurring after death | | — n | 2. | analysis or study of a recently completed event: a postmortem on a game of chess | 3. | See postmortem examination | incriminate (ɪnˈkrɪmɪˌneɪt) | | — vb | 1. | to imply or suggest the guilt or error of (someone) | 2. | to charge with a crime or fault | access (ˈæksɛs) | | — n | 1. | the act of approaching or entering | 2. | the condition of allowing entry, esp (of a building or room) allowing entry by wheelchairs, prams, etc | 3. | the right or privilege to approach, reach, enter, or make use of something | 4. | a way or means of approach or entry | 5. | the opportunity or right to see or approach someone: she fights for divorce and free access to her children | 6. | ( modifier ) designating programmes made by the general public as distinguished from those made by professional broadcasters: access television | 7. | a sudden outburst or attack, as of rage or disease | | — vb | 8. | to gain access to; make accessible or available | 9. | ( tr ) computing | | a. to obtain or retrieve (information) from a storage device | | b. direct access See also sequential access to place (information) in a storage device | plausible (ˈplɔːzəb ə l) | | — adj | 1. | apparently reasonable, valid, truthful, etc: a plausible excuse | 2. | apparently trustworthy or believable: a plausible speaker | interrupt (ˌɪntəˈrʌpt) | | — vb | 1. | to break the continuity of (an action, event, etc) or hinder (a person) by intrusion | 2. | ( tr ) to cease to perform (some action) | 3. | ( tr ) to obstruct (a view) | 4. | to prevent or disturb (a

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