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::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
::: scanty - meager; insufficient
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex