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oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
implement - put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
vie - contend; compete
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill