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anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
unfeigned - genuine; real
pretext - excuse
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
executioner - person administering capital punishment
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder