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gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
cessation - stoppage
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion