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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect