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diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate