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substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross