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severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
credo - creed
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage