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blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
wary - very cautious; watchful
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.