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deterrent - something that discourages or deters
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
memorialize - commemorate