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15 terms

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