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scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
vicar - parish priest; representative