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alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
illicit - illegal
recline - lie down
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
Occident - the West
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient