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ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
viand - food; CF. live
caricature - distortion; burlesque
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious