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phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
tawny - brownish yellow
tranquillity - calmness; peace
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply