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WW10 Lesson 7

castigate To punish by criticizing sharply; to berate
colloquial Characterized by informal language
epitaph The words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased
exodus A mass departure
inter To put in a grave; to bury
lacerate To tear or cut roughly
largesse The act of giving generously; gifts
obituary A notice of someone’s death, such as in a newspaper, usually with a brief summary of that person’s life
omnivorous 1. Eating all kinds of food, including both animal and vegetable food 2. Taking in everything available
permeate To spread throughout; to pass through
rendition An interpretation or translation; a performance
resurgence A rising again to life, use, acceptance, or prominence; a revival
stereotype A generalization that is used to characterize a person without acknowledging individual differences
stipend A regular and fixed amount of pay for work done or to help cover living or work expenses
subservient Serving or acting in a subordinate manner; servile
Created by: RJEstes
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