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::: temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
::: garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
::: incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
::: 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
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: crevice - crack; fissure
::: decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable