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cas·ti·gate
v) to punish by critizing sharple; berate
col·lo·qui·al
adj) characterized by informal language
ep·i·taph
n) the words carved on a tombstone in memory of the deceased
ex·o·dus
n) a mass departure
in·ter
v) to put in a grave; to bury
lac·er·ate
v) to tear or cut roughly
lar·gesse
n) the act of giving generously; gifts
o·bit·u·ar·y
n) a notice of someone's death, such as in a newspaper, usually with a brief summary of the person's life
om·niv·o·rous
adj) 1. eating all kinds of food, including both animal and vegetable food.
2. taking in everything available.
per·me·ate
v) to spread throughout; to pass through
ren·di·tion
n) an interpretation or translation; a performance
re·sur·gence
n) a rising again to life, use, acceptance, or prominence; a revival
ster·e·o·type
n) a generalization that is used to characterize a person without acknowledging individual differences
sti·pend
n) a regular and fixed amount of pay for work done or to help cover living or work expenses
sub·ser·vi·ent
adj) serving or acting in a subordinate manner; servile