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expiate - make amends for (a sin)
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
inter - bury; N. interment
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with