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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 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 vegatable 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
1. a generalization that is used to characterize a person without acknowledging individual differences
2. to make judgements that ignore individual differences
stipend
a regual 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