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nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
edify - instruct; correct morally
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct