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Billet (n)
1) a lodging to troops; a written order directing that such lodging be provided
2) a position of employment; a job
3) a short letter; a note
ossuary (n)
a place or receptacle for the bones of the dead
omage
bustle, commotion
mote
a speck of dust
obsequious
dutiful
caluminous (adj)
of, involving, or using calumny; slanderous; defamatory
dalliance (n)
a trifling away of time; dawdling
amorous
toying; flirtation
plausive
shoing or expressing praise or approbation; applauding
perpend
to consider, ponder; deliberate
fordoes
to bring to ruin; destory
prenominate
to mention beforehand
censure
1)disapproval: severe criticism
2) official condemnation: official expression of disapproval or condemnation, e.g. of a legislator by the legislature
dram (n)
a small amount of something. a small alcoholic drink
bacchanalia
drunken revelry
ponderous
1) of great weight; heavy; masive
2) awkward or unweildy
3) dull or labored
tetter
any various skin diseases characterized by eruptions and itching
harbinger
1) archaic: a person sent ahead to provide lodgings
2)A) one that pioneers in or initiate a major change
B) one that presages or foreshadows what is to come
satyr
1) a sylvan deity in Greek mythology having certain characteristics o a horse or goat and fond of Dionysian revelry
2) a lecherous man
Cloaca
a sewer or latrine
Zoology:
-the common cavity into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open in vertebrates such as fish, repitles, birds, and some primative mammals.
-the posterior part of the intestinal tract in various invertebrates
Calument (n)
a long-stemmed sacred or ceremonial tobacco pipe use by certain Native American peoples.