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pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
paramour - illicit lover
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
artisan - a manually skilled worker
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words