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venal, venial, vernal
Willing to do dishonest things in return for money; being corrupt: The venal banker was soon discharged from his position.
Not serious, forgivable: Evelyn was forgiven for her venial mistake of accusing her brother of taking her pen, which was not true.
Of, relating to, or occurring in the spring: The narcissuses outside the family's living room window are in their vernal bloom.
The little girl was so enchanted by the vernal greenness of the garden that she committed a venial act of picking the flowers.
The house and garden belonged to a stranger whom the neighbors thought of as venal because there were rumors that he had been arrested for committing fraud.