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::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
::: significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
::: chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: terminus - last stop of railroad; end