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histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
memorialize - commemorate
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering