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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
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
truncate - cut the top off; shorten