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atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise