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reprisal - retaliation
suitor - man who is courting a woman
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
swill - drink greedily
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous