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gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark