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::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
::: repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
::: incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
::: ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
::: elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation