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flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
traduce - expose to slander
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
upshot - outcome; final result
gaudy - flashy; showy
disparage - belittle