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::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: benediction - blessing
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest