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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
culprit - one guilty of a crime
obsequy - funeral ceremony
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
recurrent - occurring again and again
flotsam - drifting wreckage
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining