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requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
odoriferous - giving off an odor
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
gratuity - tip
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war