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equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
epoch - period of time
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement