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larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
vex - annoy; distress
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features