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ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
unfeigned - genuine; real
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal