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memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious