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balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong