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commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
humid - damp; N. humidity
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
entomology - study of insects
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting