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obsequy - funeral ceremony
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant