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bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
wary - very cautious; watchful
advent - arrival
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;