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obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
reiterate - repeat
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments