1. posthumous (adj) -arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death



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BRAVE NEW WORLD VOCAB 2
1. posthumous (adj) -arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death

He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
2. twitter (v)- to talk lightly and rapidly, especially of trivial matters; chatter.

The young girls twittered as they stood in the lunch line.
3. gratuitous (adj)- being without apparent reason, cause, or justification

So many movies have scenes of gratuitous violence and nudity.
4. suffuse (v)- to overspread with or as with a liquid, color, etc.

She was suffused in fluorescent light as she stood in the hall.
5. insinuate (v)- to instill or infuse subtly or artfully, as into the mind.

The commercials were intended to insinuate the products into the minds of young children.
6. laden (adj)- burdened; loaded down.

The children, their eyes laden with sleep, begged to stay up just 30 more minutes.
7. indefatigable (adj)- incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.

The journalist was indefatigable in her pursuit of the truth.
8. hypnopaedia (n)- the learning of lessons heard during sleep

If only we could perfect hypnopaedia, students would be able to learn much more in school.
9. inculcate (v)- to implant by repeated statement or admonition

By inculcating the vocab words he was able to earn a perfect score on the test.
10. indissoluble (adj)- incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed

We had formed an indissoluble bond and would be together for the rest of our lives.


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