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patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils