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Supercilious

Disdainful; haughty and aloof

Inexorable

Relentless; unyielding

Oracle

1. Shrine where greeks consulted their gods for advice.
2. A person or thing regarded as able to give guidance.

Oration

An address or formal speech.

Orifice

Mouth or vent; an opening

Osculate

to kiss

Indentation

a notch or cut

Indenture

a written contract
2. an agreement
3. to bind by written contract

Trident

a long three pronged fork or weapon

Orthodontist

A dentist

Gorge

deep narrow passage w/ rocky sides enclosed between mountains.
2. feeling of nausea
3. to eat greedily

Disgorge

to vomit

Gargantum

immense size, gigantic

Gargoyle

a carved human or animal figure especially one used as a rainspout carrying water clear off a wall

Regurgiate

to vomit
to rush or surge back

Capitulation

surrender

Capitalist

a very wealthy person;

Decapitulate

to behead

Precipice

Steep or vertical face of a cliff or rock.
Dangerous situation

Precipitate

To throw down from a great height
To make happen quickly
Speeding

Recapitulation

summary or review

Cerebal

pertaining to the brain

Cerebration

action of thinking or thought

Deface

to spoil the surface of something

Efface

to wipeout or rubbing out

Facade

face of a building

Facet

one of the many sides of a jewel.
one aspect of a situation.

Affront

to offend or embarrass

Confront

to stand or come directly in front of

Effrontery

Audacity or , shameless, boldness

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