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bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
uproar - noisy confusion
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
misogamy - hatred of marriage
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope