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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.