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venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
affiliation - joining; associating with
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law