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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
arboreal - of or living in trees
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.