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timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
composure - mental calmness
courier - messenger
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent