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anomaly - irregularity
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
affluence - abundance; wealth
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic