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stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
compute - reckon; calculate
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
sprightly - lively
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal