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opt
(for) to choose
optimist
one who sees the good side of things
optimum
the best; most favorable
opulent
rich; luxurious
oracular
mysterious; predicing
oration
a speech delivered on a special occation
orbit
a curved path, such as a planet takes around the sun
ordain
to order; to establish; to arrange
ordeal
difficult or painful experience; a primitive form of trial
ordinance
law; regulation
organic
fundamental; essential
Orient (two meanings)
an area of the Far East, such as Asia (n); to adjust or adapt to (v)
orifice
mouth; opening
ornate
showy; highly decorated
ornithology
study of birds
orthodox
accepting the usual or traditional beliefs
orthography
correct spelling
oscillate
to swing or move back and forth, like a pendulum
ossify
to change into bone; to become rigid
ostensible
apparent; conspicuous
ostentatious
showing off; boastful
ostracize
to banish; to exclude
oust
to drive out; to expel
outwit
to trick; to get the better of
overt
open; aboveboard; not hidden
ovine
of or like a sheep
ovoid
egg-shaped