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killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
cistern - reservoir or water tank
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out