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incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
noose - loop formed in a rope
vendor - seller
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action