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::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
::: perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
::: swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: reprisal - retaliation
::: polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy