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Word: obsequy

Definition: funeral ceremony


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::: query - inquiry; question; V.
::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: abate - subside or moderate
::: gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
::: prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor