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plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
surmise - guess; N.
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump