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ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous