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distrait - absentminded; distracted
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
repast - meal; feast; banquet
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random