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proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt