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::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: underlying - lying below; fundamental
::: enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice