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collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience