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supercilious
disdainful; haughty and aloof
inexorable
relentless; unyeilding
oracle
a shrine where hte ancient Greeks consulted one of their gods for advice or prophecy

a prophecy made at such a shrine

a person who transmits prophecy from a deity

a person or thing regarded as able to give wise gui dance
oration
an address or formal speech given on a special occasion
orifice
a mouth or vent; an opening
osculate
to kiss
indentation
a cut or notch
indenture
a written contract between two parties

an agreement binding an apprentice to work for a master

to bind by written contract
trident
a long three-pronged fork or weapon
orthodontist
a specialist who corrects irregularly positioned teeth
gorge
a deep, narrow passage with rocky sides, enclosed between mountains

gluttonous eating

a feeling of nausea

to eat greedily

to fill full; to stuff
disgorge
to expel from the throat or stomach; to vomit

to discharge violently
gargantuan
of immense size; gigantic
gargoyle
a grotesque carved human or animal figure, especially one usedas a rainspout carrying water clear of a wall
regurgitate
to cause to pour back or cast up partially digested food; to vomit

to rush or surge back