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repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
fallible - liable to err
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character