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mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
breadth - width; extent
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote