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::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
::: bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: authenticate - prove genuine
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)