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forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
gaffe - social blunder
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out