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pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
predilection - preference; partiality
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
adept - expert at; very skilled