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bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison