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::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
::: bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: caricature - distortion; burlesque
::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart