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orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random