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plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air