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sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
referendum - direct vote by all the people
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion