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::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
::: disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
::: vex - annoy; distress
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: creed - system of religious or ethical belief