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::: cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
::: query - inquiry; question; V.
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare
::: extol - praise very highly; glorify
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech