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::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
::: sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
::: palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew