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repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart