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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
outspoken - candid; blunt
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion