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NOVITIATE
STARTING TIME

What was the runner's novitiate?
OBFUSCATE
TO CONFUSE

The abstruse novel obfuscated the readers.
OBJURGATE
TO SCOLD

The judge objurgated the lawyer.
OBSEQUIOUS
SUBMISSIVE

The servant was so obsequious, he really did kiss feet.
OBSEQUY
OBSEQUY

Mersault went to Maman's obsequy.
OBSTREPEROUS
TROUBLESOME

Obstreperous students are expelled.
OBTUSE
DULL

The obtuse knife would not cut the steak.
OPALESCENT
IRREDESCENT

Mother-of-pearl is opalescent.
ORINTHOLOGY
BIRD SCIENCE

The orinthologist looked like a bird.
OROTUND
POMPOUS

The orotund actor would not shake the Oscar-winner's hand.
OSSIFY
TO STIFFEN, TURN TO BONE

The old man's back ossified.
PAEAN
SONG OF PRAISE

We sing paeans to God.
PALAVER
IDLE TALK

Their palaver covered the gravity in the room.
PALLIATE
TO EASE

Nurses palliate their patients.
PALTRY
WORTHLESSLY SMALL

His paltry salary was insufficient.