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cistern - reservoir or water tank
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
weary - tired after long work; V.
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation