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::: patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
::: serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
::: clime - climate
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: adjoin - be next to
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)