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arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
lineage - descent; ancestry
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress