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memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light