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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
hummock - small hill; hillock
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue