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barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
astral - relating to the stars
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger