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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
arraign - charge in court; indict
gist - essence; main point; substance
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at