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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
transpose - reverse the order or position of
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look