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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
abhor - detest; hate
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
adjoin - be next to
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch