More Vocab Words::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
::: gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
::: pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
::: historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
::: barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery