80TH ANNIVERSARY OF PEARL HARBOR ATTACK
observe verb [T]
UK /əbˈzɜːv/ US /əbˈzɝːv/
to celebrate or solemnize (something, such as a ceremony or festival) in a customary or accepted way
observed Independence Day with a parade
UK /rɪˈmem.bər/ US /rɪˈmem.bɚ/
[T] to hold a special ceremony to honour a past event or someone who has died:
On 11 November, the British remember those who died in the two World Wars.
waver verb [I]
UK /ˈweɪ.vər/ US /ˈweɪ.vɚ/
to lose strength, determination, or purpose, especially temporarily:
I'm afraid my concentration began to waver as lunch approached.
He has never wavered in his support for the leader.
UK /fɔːdʒ/ US /fɔːrdʒ/
forge verb (CREATE)
[T] to make or produce something, especially with some difficulty:
The accident forged a close bond between the two families.
She forged a new career for herself as a singer.
station verb [T + adv/prep]
UK /ˈsteɪ.ʃən/ US /ˈsteɪ.ʃən/
to cause especially soldiers to be in a particular place to do a job:
I hear your son's in the army - where's he stationed?
The regiment was stationed in Singapore for several years.
Armed guards were stationed around the airport.