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::: affluence - abundance; wealth
::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
::: obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics