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peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid