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despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
bountiful - generous; graciously generous; showing bounty
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected