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::: edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
::: swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
::: contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
::: troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
::: steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady