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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
allure - entice; attract; tempt
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound