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teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
impenitent - not repentant
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
integral - complete; necessary for completeness; Ex. integral part
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.