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jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
cession - yielding to another; ceding
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
rotund - (of a person) fat and round