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feebleminded person.
imbecile.
the face, especially as it reveals character.
physiognomy.
narrow inlet of the sea.
fiord.
bulging outward.
protuberant.
an intimiate, exculsive group of followers.
coterie.
an agent of revenge or retribution. (5)
nemesis.
happening every two years.
biennial.
so fine as to be transparent, sheer.
diaphanous.
the role of a naive girl in a play.
ingenue.
under a vow to remain unmarried.
celibate.
slow-witted; stupid.
obtuse.
a recessed door or window opening.
embrasure.
extremely cold; icy.
gelid.
unduly confident.
overweening.
the outermost layer of the skin.
epidermis.
a whirlpool or tornado.
vortex.
belief that events are not under man's own control.
fatalism.
a small bag filled with perfumed powders.
sachet.
dazzlingly bright; radiant.
fulgent.
to proclaim officially.
promulgate.
speed; quickness.
celerity.
formed of separate parts.
composite.
an offspring; particulary one of wealthy or important parents. (8)
scion.
a government edict or decree.
ukase.
a private meeting to make political plans.
caucus.
full of self importance; pompous.
fustian.
no longer in style; outdated. (5)
outmoded.
a friendly or good-humored remark.
pleasantry.
to beg earnestly and persistently.
importune.
a hackneyed expression.
bromide.
a hard-shelled sea creature.
crustacean.
outwardly apparent; inteneded for display.
ostensible.
state of perfect blessedness. (10)
nirvana.
a person's bearing or manner.
mien.
a relationship by blood; kinship.
consanguinity.
to season by steeping in a prepared soultion.
marinate.
to treat with fumes as to destroy pest.
fumigate.
to cut in order to examine.
dissect.
intermarriage between people of different races.
miscegenation.
a winding sheet for a dead body.
shroud.
a tax on imported goods.
tariff.
without definite form; shapeless.
amorphous.
shortness of duration or extent.
brevity.
to indulge oneself to excess.
wallow.
a representative or agent. (15)
emissary.
a caretaker of a church.
sexton.
a prediction of the course of a disease.
prognosis.
touching upon; adjoining.
contiguous.
self-control; calmness of mind.
composure.
to bear fruit.
fructify.
to bring into being; to produce.
generate.
shrill and discordant.
strident.
an eskimo canoe with a convered top.
kayak.
wreckage floating on the sea. (13)
flotsam.
to come as a natural result.
accrue.
people of high social standing in the community.
gentry.