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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
devoid - empty; lacking
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
distend - expand; swell out
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition