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malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
clique - small exclusive group of people
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
promontory - headland
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech