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unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
dignitary - person of high rank or position
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows