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innocuous - harmless
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
statute - law enacted by the legislature
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency