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solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
onus - burden; responsibility
upshot - outcome; final result
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
predilection - preference; partiality
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity