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memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
malediction - curse
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults