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Word: referendum

Definition: direct vote by all the people


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::: condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
::: complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
::: mortician - undertaker; CF. death
::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy