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::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: viscid - adhesive; gluey
::: inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve