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trite - hackneyed; commonplace
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement