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magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
collage - work of art put together from fragments
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant