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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
lethal - deadly
unprepossessing - unattractive
browbeat - bully; intimidate
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot