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ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
buccaneer - pirate
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
dappled - spotted
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying