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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.