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chronology
(kra-NOL-a-gee), noun

The order or sequence of events

The lawyer disputed the chronology of events preceding the murder.
commemorate
(ka-MEM-a-rate), transitive verb

To honor the memory of someone or something, especially with a ceremony

The crowd gathered in the park to commemorate the firefighters' sacrifice.
cower
(COW-er), intransitive verb

To crouch or draw bak, as from fear or pain; cringe

The puppy will cower in fright if you speak loudly to it.
decorum
(di-CORE-um), noun

Proper behavior or conduct

You should always demonstrate decorum while at church.
deduction
(di-DUCK-shun), noun

The act of substracting; substraction

The sales clerk's deduction of the cost of installation persuaded us to buy the dishwasher.

The process of reaching a conclusion by reasoning

The article discussed the judge's deduction that the law violated the Fourteenth Amendment.