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::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: boorish - rude; insensitive
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: retinue - following; attendants