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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
invincible - unconquerable
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity