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::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
::: fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety