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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
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles