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madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age