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::: patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
::: beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
::: jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
::: breadth - width; extent
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: abut - border upon; adjoin
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery