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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
vicar - parish priest; representative
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
lethal - deadly
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism