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ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
quicksilver - mercury
maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
culprit - one guilty of a crime