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disdainful; haughty and aloof
supercilious
relentless; unyielding
inexorable
1. a shrine where the ancient Greeks consulted oneof their gods for advice or prophecy
2. a prophecy made at such a shrine
3.a person who transmits prophecy from a deity
4. a person or thing regarded as able to give wise guidance
oracle
an address or formal speech given on a special occasion
oration
a mouth or vent; an opening
orifice
to kiss (usually used playfully)
osculate
a cut or notch
indentation
1. a written contract between two parties
2. an agreement binding an apprentice to work for a master
3.to bind by written contract
indenture
a long three-pronged fork or weapon
trident
a specialist who corrects irregularly positioned teeth
orthodontist
1. a deep narrow passage with rocky sides, encosed between mountains
2. gluttonous eating
3. a feeling of nausea
4.to eat greedily
5. to fill full; to stuff
gorge
1. to expel fromthe throat or stomach; to vomit
2.to discharge violently
disgorge
of immense size; gigantic
gargantuan
a grotesuq carved human or animal figure, especially one used as a rainspout carrying water clear of a wall
gargoyle
1. to cause to pour back or cast up partially digested food; to vomit
2. to rush or surge back
regurgitate