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materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
chuckle - laugh quietly
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic