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benevolently
organized for the purpose of doing good
domicile
a dwelling place : place of residence
calligraphy
beautiful handwriting
version
something a little different from others of the same type
destination
the place designated as the end
onyx
nail of the fingers or toes
podium
a raised platform
ironic
humorously sarcastic or mocking
properly
in the right manner
invitation
a request to participate in something
tuxedo
semiformal evening dress for men
orchid
a plant with colorful flowers that grows in warm, damp places
coiffed
carefully styled, immaculate hairdo
incandescently
with a glow or shine
hover
hang in the air
gourmet
an expert of fine food and drink
tranquilize
cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
subtle
faint and difficult to analyze
recipient
a person who gets something
sarcasm
harsh, cutting language or tone intended to ridicule
pathetic
inspiring scornful pity
philosophical
Calm and wise; reasonable
ambulance
a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
spontaneous
happening or arising without apparent external cause
suppress
to put down by force or authority
admonish
to warn or caution
acronym
word formed from initials
contenders
opponents
dignity
the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
consume
eat
triumphant
Joyful over a victory or success
Respectively
in the order given
ruckus
the act of making a noisy disturbance
trajectory
the path followed by an object moving through space
rendered
Made
stealth
avoiding detection by moving carefully
contender
the contestant you hope to defeat
arrogance
overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
caryatids
a female figure that functions as a supporting column
translucence
the quality of allowing light to pass diffusely
diversity
variety
phalanx
any closely ranked crowd of people
realm
the domain ruled by a king or queen