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memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
demented - insane
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
defection - desertion
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book