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panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
inter - bury; N. interment