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bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
fiend - evil spirit; devil
unintimating - unfrightening
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.