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::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: referendum - direct vote by all the people
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
::: ventral - abdominal
::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise