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ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
Occident - the West
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste