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abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
fallible - liable to err
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled