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Word: obsequy

Definition: funeral ceremony


More Vocab Words

::: elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
::: culinary - relating to cooking or kitchen
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
::: ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)