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expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
converse - opposite; ADJ.
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
abscond - depart secretly and hide