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rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
rabble - mob; noisy crowd
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
insurgent - rebellious; N.
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art