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entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
betroth - become engaged to marry
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble