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multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
abeyance - suspended action
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health