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transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
bestow - confer
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
gruesome - grisly; horrible
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes