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exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
awful - terrible; very bad