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nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
primate - group of mammals including humans
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating