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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
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
::: absolve - pardon (an offense)
::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: apparition - ghost; phantom
::: flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot