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shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
referendum - direct vote by all the people