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parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
upshot - outcome; final result
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile