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proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
atypical - not normal; not typical