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leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
flora - plants of a region or era
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state