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revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
studious - given to diligent study
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
beneficent - kindly; doing good
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel