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gainsay - deny
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate