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oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
apprise - inform
obsequy - funeral ceremony
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant