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canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
cohere - stick together
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
crone - hag; ugly old woman
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine