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bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
squander - waste; spend foolishly
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course