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plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump