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The Scroll Marked 5:

I will live this day as if it is my last.

mourn

to feel or express deep sadness (especially because of someone's death)

  • Frank is mourning the death of his father.

torment

to cause a person or animal to suffer or worry

  • The mosquitoes tormented me all day.

reprieve

to cancel or postpone the punishment of someone (especially someone condemned to death).

  • The warden notified Shaw of his reprieve.

fondle

to touch gently, in a loving way

  • She gently fondled the baby's head.

dismember

to cut the body of a person (or an animal) into pieces

  • The police found the dismembered body of a young man in the murderer's freezer.

idle

doing nothing; lazy; avoiding work.

  • A man was idling outside the store.

linger

to take longer than usual to leave

  • After the play had finished, we lingered for a while in the bar, hoping to catch sight of the actors.

court

to increase the risk of something bad happening

  • If you hire people who are not very sharp or creative, you're courting disaster.

fruitful

producing good results

  • He had a long and fruitful career as a research chemist.

monument

a large object (often made of stone) built to honor a person or a great achievement

  • While in Washington, D.C., we visited a number of historical monuments.