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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
matrimony - state of being married
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape