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carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
indigent - poor; destitute
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell