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memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively