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pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
conclave - private secret meeting
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
studious - given to diligent study
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another