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substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
precise - exact
epoch - period of time
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech