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bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
bookish - fond of books and reading
complementary - serving to complete something
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth