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commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
accede - agree
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium