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proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
vie - contend; compete
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water