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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
correlation - mutual relationship
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow