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beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
cloister - monastery or convent
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
misgivings - doubts
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian