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orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
osseous - made of bone; bony
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
demise - death
jubilation - rejoicing; great joy
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary