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expiate - make amends for (a sin)
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
chasm - abyss; very deep crack