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contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
peerless - having no equal; incomparable
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious