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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
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: knack - special talent; art
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
::: prototype - original work used as a model by others