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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background