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penitent - repentant; N.
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation