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cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble