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anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
filing - particle removed by a file
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner