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obsequy - funeral ceremony
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death