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blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition