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culprit - one guilty of a crime
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
calamity - disaster; misery
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
knoll - little round hill; hillock
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull