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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
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
evince - show clearly
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude