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philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
abscond - depart secretly and hide
repartee - quick clever reply
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification