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vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
ligneous - like wood
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles