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gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry