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fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
collation - a light meal; collating
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
gaffe - social blunder
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious