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misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
evenhanded - impartial; fair
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
disgruntle - make discontented
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous