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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
pecuniary - pertaining to money
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
beseech - beg; plead with
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection