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SUPERCILIUM
(L) eyebrow
supercilious
adj. distainful; haughty and aloof
OS
(L) mouth
ORO
(L) to speak
inexorable
adj. relentless, unyielding
oracle
n. #1. a shrine where the ancient Greeks consulted one of their gods for advice or a prophecy

#2. a prophecy made at such a shrine

#3. a person who transmits a prophecy from a deity

#4. a person or thing regarded as able to give wise guidance
oration
n. an address or formal speech given on a special occation
orifice
n. a mouth or vent; an opening
osculate
v. to kiss (usually playfully)
DENS
(L) tooth
indentation
n. a notch or cut
indenture
n. #1. a written contract between two parties

#2. an agreement binding an apprentice to work for a master.

v. to bind by written contract
trident
n. a long three-pronged fork or weapon
ODON
(G) tooth
orthodontist
n. a specialist who corrects irregularly positioned teeth
GURGES
(L) throat, whirlpool
gorge
n. #1. a deep, narrow passage with rocky sides, enclosed between mountains

#2. gluttonous eating

#3. a feeling of nausea (used with rise)

v. #1. to eat greedily

#2. to fill full; to stuff
disgorge
v. to expel from the throat or stomach; to vomit
gargantuan
adj. of immense size; gigantic
gargoyle
n. a grotesque carved human or animal figure, especially one used as a rainspout carring water clear of a wall
regurgitate
v. #1. to cause to pour back or cast up partially digested food; to vomit

#2. to rush or surge back