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malediction - curse
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
coiffure - hairstyle
emancipate - set free; liberate
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery