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linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
veracious - (of a person) truthful
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
demise - death
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong