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Word: obsequy

Definition: funeral ceremony


More Vocab Words

::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: preamble - introductory statement
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds