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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
colossal - huge
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
debutante - young woman making formal entrance into society