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bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)