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mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence