commencement

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farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies baccalaureate
animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life conceptus , embryo , fertilized egg
centennial rites and games of ancient Rome that marked the commencement of a new generation (100 years representing the longest life in a generation); observances may have begun as early as the 5th century BC and lasted well into the Christian era Ludi Saeculares , secular games
commencement headgear mortarboard
opening oration at commencement salutatory
student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement valedictorian , valedictory speaker
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