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consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
consonance - harmony; agreement
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery