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supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent