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ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks