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trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic