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::: gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
::: fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
::: quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
::: clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
::: spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.