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Word: obsequy

Definition: funeral ceremony


More Vocab Words

::: traverse - go through or across
::: ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
::: schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: recline - lie down
::: snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
::: vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard