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impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
devoid - empty; lacking
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
bilk - swindle; cheat
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)