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cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood