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Word: benison

Definition: blessing


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::: overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
::: imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
::: deign - condescend; stoop
::: detonation - explosion
::: nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work