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::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: prank - mischievous trick
::: serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: canto - division of a long poem
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: delve - dig; search deeply; investigate