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lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious