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memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
refraction - bending of a ray of light