Private; exclusive; cryptic;
Only understood with confidential knowledge.
The trick is esoteric because the secret is hidden and mystical.
E - soteric
Soteric (Reminds) Secret
Memory trick: It is a secret.
You write and your compunction is strong. I say, "You have punctuation errors!" Why did I say that?
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You probably have errors. Compunction means a feeling of regret for your actions. It has nothing to do with punctuation.