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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
humid - damp; N. humidity
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle