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memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
swill - drink greedily
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
emancipate - set free; liberate
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
allay - calm; pacify