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belated - delayed
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
attenuate - make thin; weaken
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral