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debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
depict - portray
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)