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consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists