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::: infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
::: contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
::: prank - mischievous trick