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trite - hackneyed; commonplace
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
gratuity - tip
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
maudlin - effusively sentimental
lethal - deadly
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.