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Word: commemorative

Definition: remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp

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::: lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: concordat - formal agreement
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)