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penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
germinal - pertaining to a germ; creative; Ex. germinal idea
epoch - period of time
clientele - body of customers
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
arboreal - of or living in trees
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
abeyance - suspended action