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  • A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Vocabulary
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  • Inaugurate
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  • to make a formal beginning of; initiate; commence; begin
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  • Inaugurate
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  • Muse
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  • to think or meditate in silence, as on some subject.
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  • Muse
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  • Paraphernalia
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  • equipment, apparatus, or furnishing used in or necessary for a particular activity:
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  • Paraphernalia
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  • Ermine
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  • the lustrous, white, winter fur of the ermine, often having fur from the animal's black tail tip inserted at intervals for contrast.
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  • Ermine
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  • Carnage
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  • the slaughter of a great number of people, as in battle; butchery; massacre.
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  • Carnage
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  • festooned
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  • a fabric suspended, draped, and bound at intervals to form graceful loops or scalloped folds.
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  • festooned
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  • burnish
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  • to polish (a surface) by friction.
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  • burnish
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  • conspiracy
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  • a combination of persons for a secret, unlawful, or evil purpose: He joined the conspiracy to overthrow the government. Law. an agreement by two or more persons to commit a crime, fraud, or other wrongful act. any concurrence in action; combination in bringing about a given result.
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  • conspiracy
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  • noncommittal
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  • not committing oneself, or not involving committal, to a particular view, course, or the like
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  • noncommittal
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  • distemper
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  • a deranged condition of mind or body; a disorder or disease:
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  • distemper
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  • sacrilegious
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  • Violating something sacred (not necessarily religious)
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  • sacrilegious It is sacrilegious to talk to a pitcher during a no hitter.
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  • prosaic
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  • commonplace or dull; matter-of-fact or unimaginative:
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  • prosaic
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  • rollick
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  • to move or act in a carefree, frolicsome manner; behave in a free, hearty, or jovial way.
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  • rollick
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  • potent
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  • powerful; mighty:
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  • potent
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  • cavort
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  • to prance or caper about. to behave in a high- spirited, festive manner; make merry.
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  • cavort
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  • skinflint
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  • Miser Mean person
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  • skinflint
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  • decease
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  • the act of dying; departure from life; death.
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  • decease
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  • reveille
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  • a signal, as of a drum or bugle, sounded early in the morning to awaken military personnel and to alert them for assembly. a signal to arise.
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  • reveille
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  • rime
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  • an opaque coating of tiny, white, granular ice particles, caused by the rapid freezing of super cooled water droplets on impact with an object
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  • rime

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