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abbreviate - shorten
hoodwink - deceive; delude
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
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism