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nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
indite - write; compose
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness