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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
nexus - connection
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
conclave - private secret meeting
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper