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::: blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
::: ensue - follow (as a result)
::: latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: vicar - parish priest; representative