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memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
demeanor - behavior; bearing