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ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
boor - rude, insensitive person
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient