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trite - hackneyed; commonplace
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
distend - expand; swell out
executioner - person administering capital punishment
pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)