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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
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
query - inquiry; question; V.
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something