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Word: ordination

Definition: ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest


More Vocab Words

::: hoary - white with age
::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: ambrosia - food of the gods
::: conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
::: gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: affluence - abundance; wealth