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10 June 1953
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Haughty ... that's what they say - when they are not saying arrogant. Still, a little high esteem doesn't do that much harm.

Venal Sin, well, yes ... this was the plan. You know, a play on words?

ve·nal Pronunciation: 'vE-n&l
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin venalis, from venum (accusative) sale; akin to Greek Oneisthai to buy, Sanskrit vasna price1 : capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration : PURCHASABLE; especially : open to corrupt influence and especially bribery : MERCENARY -a venal legislator-2 :

Main Entry: ve·nial
Pronunciation: 'vE-nE-&l, -ny&l
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin venialis, from Latin venia favor, indulgence, pardon; akin to Latin venus love, charm -- more at WIN
: of a kind that can be remitted : FORGIVABLE, PARDONABLE; also : meriting no particular censure or notice : EXCUSABLE - venial faults

Main Entry: sin Pronunciation: 'sin'
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English sinne, from Old English synn; akin to Old High German sunta sin and probably to Latin sont, sons guilty, est is -- more at IS1 a : an offense against religious or moral law b : an action that is or is felt to be highly reprehensible -it's a sin to waste food- c : an often serious shortcoming : FAULT2 a : transgression of the law of God b : a vitiated state of human nature in which the self is estranged from Godsynonym see OFFENSE


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