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castigate
v. to punish by criticzing sharply; to berate.
colloquial
adj. characterized by informal language.
n. colloquialism
epitaph
n. the words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased.
exodus
n. a mass departure.
inter
v. to put in a grave; to bury.
lacerate
v. to tear or cut toughly.
largesse
n. the act of giving generously; gifts.
obituary
n. a notice of someone's death, such as in a newspaper, usually with a brief summary of a person's life.
omnivorous
adj. 1) eating all kinds of food, including both animal and vegetable food.
2) taking in everything available.
permeate
v. to spread throughout; to pass through.
rendition
n. an interpretation or translation; a performance
resurgence
n. a rising again to life, use, acceptance, or prominence, a revival.
streotype
n. a generalization that is used to characterize a person without acknowledging individual differences.
stipend
n. a regular and fixed amount of pay for work done or to help cover living or work expenses.
subservient
adj. serving or acting in a subordinate manner; servile.