a split or indentation in something
Cleft
the surface of the mouth separating oral and nasal cavities
Palate
rule of personal conduct
Precept
the quality or state of being subject to death
Mortality
having a sharply uneven surface or outline
Jagged
witty remark
Quip
exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
Euphoric
a ritual reciting of words believed to have a magical effect
incantation
destroy or injure severely
mangle
reflect deeply on a subject
ruminate
contemplation of things past
retrospect
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
stringent
code of correct conduct
protocol
beyond normal limits
undue
moving quickly and lightly
spry
inspiring scornful pity
pathetic