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ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
traverse - go through or across
mollify - soothe an angry person
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
hovel - shack; small wretched house
allege - state without proof
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to