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patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
belated - delayed
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
viscid - adhesive; gluey
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
deleterious - harmful
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds