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miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding