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baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
labyrinth - maze
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong