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::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
::: remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
::: pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
::: aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell