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circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life