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::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: betroth - become engaged to marry
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: 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.
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled