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transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
apiculture - bee-keeping
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
interstice - narrow space between things
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity