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::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
::: adversary - opponent; enemy
::: holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
::: incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental