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proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
vex - annoy; distress
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short