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::: metropolis - large city
::: execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
::: manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: residue - remainder; balance
::: ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian