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bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions