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ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
astral - relating to the stars
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
libidinous - lustful
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs