Worldly Wise 10-8

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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 generously givingl; gifts.

obituary

A notice of someone's death, such as in a newspaper, usually with a brief summary of that person's life.

omnivorous

Eating all kinds of food, including both animal and vegetable food.

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 it 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

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