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cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
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.
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand