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palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
abolish - cancel; put an end to
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis