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woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
composure - mental calmness
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership