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::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
::: virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength