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contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate