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degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
choreography - art of representing dances in written symbols; arrangement of dances
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
alchemy - medieval chemistry
demerit - fault; bad quality
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
distend - expand; swell out
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious