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::: consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance