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avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
perpetual - everlasting
hummock - small hill; hillock
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)