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pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
surmise - guess; N.
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)