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yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
repast - meal; feast; banquet
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification