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ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed