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revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive