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::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil