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promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out