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finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
unfetter - liberate; free from chains; V. unfetter
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation