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memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
cadet - student at a military school
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill